DOH-Marion provides COVID-19 update (May 5)
May 05, 2020
OCALA, Fla.—Marion County is reporting 193 COVID-19 cases as of 1 p.m. today. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are:
- 33-year-old male from Ocala
- 34-year-old female from Nevada
- 39-year-old female from Ocala
- 42-year-old male from Ocala
- 43-year-old male from Ocala
- 52-year-old female from Ocala
- 66-year-old female from Summerfield
So far, 5,179 COVID-19 tests have been given in Marion County. Of those, 4,865 were negative. Individuals who tested positive for the virus have ranged in age from 1 to 96. Five Marion County residents have died after becoming ill with COVID-19. Marion’s positive test rate is 3.7%; Florida’s positive test rate is 8%.
For more guidance
For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Florida, visit floridahealthcovid19.gov. For general questions about COVID-19, call the state hotline (866-779-6121), local hotline (352-644-2590), or email COVIDemail@example.com. Individuals can also follow the Department of Health in Marion County on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/FLHealthMarion for the latest updates on COVID-19 in Marion.